Why should I choose the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy over a more traditional Masters programme?
This Executive Masters programme at the LSE has been designed to enable busy professionals and high-flyers to continue in their positions without the need to take a career break. Participants will be coached to challenge conventional thinking, especially on threats that could arise from outside their area of expertise and what is needed to make strategies effective in the 21st century.
Who should apply to the MSc programme?
The programme is designed for senior and mid-level diplomats, civil servants, military officials, international NGO employees as well as executives from international firms and corporations (finance, consultancy, manufacturing, technology). Candidates should have at least 4 years professional experience.
What is the Application Deadline?
None. Candidates are considered on a rolling admissions basis, as early as November for the following September intake. However, we recommend applying asearly as possible as competition is intense.
What are the Application criteria?
The formal criteria for admission is a good first degree, two references (academic or professional), and several years' working experience (ideally 4-10 years). Applicants must also provided a personal statement of 1-2 pages, setting out their interest in the course.
How do I check the status of my application?
For information relating to applications, and access to the on-line application viewer which will give you full details on the status of your application and any outstanding documents, please visit the Graduate Admissions website.
How do I contact the Graduate Admissions Office?
The admissions enquiries system is the quickest way to receive answers to any questions you may have.
Alternatively, you can call the Graduate Admissions Office directly on (+44) 020 7955 7160.